Dixon Wins The Championship
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda has been crowned the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series champion after finishing second to Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda.
The Iceman stayed cool finishing the race ahead of Team Penske’s Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Team Chevrolet abd Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 DXC Technology Chevrolet.
Andretti Autosport’s Marco Andretti in the No.98 US Concrete Bryan Herta Autosport Honda was fifth jist ahead of Dale Coyne with Vasser Sullivan Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais in the No.18 Team SealMaster Honda.
It was a disappointing race for Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda as he came home in seventh just ahead of 2017 champion Josef Newgarden in the No.1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet.
It was a fantastic day for Harding Racing’s Patricio O’Ward as the Mexican claimed his first top ten finish on his Verizon IndyCar Series debut coming home in ninth place while Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ed Jones in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda rounded out the top ten.
Santino Ferrucci in the No.39 Cly Del Honda for Dale Coyne Racing had a great race coming home in eleventh place.
In his 300th consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series start, Tony Kanaan in the No.14 ABC Supply Chevrolet for AJ Foyt Racing finished the race in 12th place just ahead of Ed Carpenter Racing’s Jordan King in the No.20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet.
Zach Veach in the No.26 Group 1001 Honda came home in 14th place for Andretti Autosport while Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda rounded out his season with a 15th place finish.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Pietro Fittipaldi in the No.19 Paysafe Honda came home in 16th place just ahead of Jack Harvey in the No.60 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda.
Carlos Munoz in the No.6 Lucas Oil Honda for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports was 18th just ahead of AJ Foyt Racing’s Matheus Matt Leist in the No.4 ABC Supply Chevrolet.
Colton Herta on his debut with Harding Racing came home in 20th place just ahead of Carlin Racing’s Max Chilton in the No.59 Gallagher Chevrolet and Charlie Kimball in the No.23 Tresiba ® Chevrolet.
It was a disappointing end to the season for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal in the No.15 Total Honda as he was classified in 23rd place just ahead of Ed Carpenter Racing’s Spencer Pigot in the No.21 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet while Takuma Sato in the No.30 MiJack Panasonic Honda rounded out the order in 25th place.